Melvin never wanted anything but to be left alone. His loved ones gone, his career now over, he’s satisfied enough living a quiet life in a small mountain town. That is until a mysterious package arrives on his doorstep, one containing a device that can take anything it’s pointed at in and out of existence.Now Melvin’s life is more complicated than it’s ever been. Now he must decide what to do with this thing that could change the face of his town—and maybe even the world.
Billy: A Campground Chronicles Short Story recounts the true story of the author, who worked as a campground host, and a special needs teen who stayed at the campground with his family for two weeks. It offers the reader an inside view as hosts, rangers, and campers alike are challenged to deal with Billy’s spirited ways. Journey with the author as Billy’s energy, humor, and open heart help to soften her own view of the world.
Throughout his professional career Paul Delahass has done what he can to find justice for those no longer able to do so for themselves. He now finds himself trying to do the same for two men who lived generations before his own.After returning from a short trip to Espinola with his cousin he feels certain they’re close to finding pieces of what Jeremy Delahass wanted them to. Like his cousin, he believes whatever it is, isn’t good. When his mother discovers it completely by accident in her search for another piece of their heritage, it turns out to be worse than he expected. But what concerns him more is his suspicions that his mother is hiding something from him. Something he feels certain has to do with the secrets Jeremy Delahass left behind for them to find. For the moment he’s more than willing to wait until she’s ready to tell him but he can’t help but wonder…and worry. Like his cousin, Jase Delahass is determined to uncover all that Jeremy Delahass left behind for future generations to find. For him it’s no longer out of a sense of duty. It’s become personal. And knowing his cousins as well as he does, he knows he’s not alone in feeling that way.So far everything they’ve found has filled in gaps of information they hadn’t known about. He has a feeling as the pieces become more difficult to locate it could only mean one thing. And as he prepared himself for what they might find he knew too it wasn’t just enough to know there was a puzzle they were meant to put together. It was all about finding the pieces. In the middle of the twenty-first century Jeremy Delahass came from out of nowhere much as history decreed his ancestor did some two hundred years before him. It was his legacy, that of a man counted among those who fought in some of the harshest battles of the Revolutionary War for Independence, that Jeremy waved like a beacon and eventually reached the pinnacle as his ancestor had been unable to.But his dreams had never been those which would put him in the midst of the public eye. Jeremy had never been driven to right all wrongs, to speak the words of the voiceless, to be the one who pushed until promises made were kept. And he’d never felt the need to sit in the center of power. But he did all those things. Jeremy Delahass did all that he wouldn’t have otherwise because of those who had dreamed of doing so, for those who did have visions of all that could be, who had been driven to right all the wrongs…but couldn’t. Their lives had been tragically and violently cut short.In fulfilling what they were no longer able to, Jeremy Delahass became a hero to scores yet was also reviled by many who resented the changes he’d fought for. And he left behind a lasting heritage for all of those who would follow. And so it endured. The Delahass Legacy.Now two hundred years later…Family Trust is the fifth in The Delahass Legacy series that also includes Family, Family Unbroken, Family Shadows, and Family Always. The Delahass Legacy series tells the story of how one family learns the lessons of what’s important in life and how despite the centuries and generations that pass it remains the same. Family.The Delahass Legacy is a series of books classified by Amazon as short reads. The books in this series fall in the two hours and more reading time. If you enjoy sitting down with a novella style book you’ll enjoy The Delahass Legacy series.
Griffin Rhodos had it all—an inheritance, the right connections, a bright future. Everything a fortunate son wanted or needed.On November 4th, 2020, he lost it all.His future—and that of mankind—hangs in the balance.Previously published in MAGA 2020 & Beyond, this short story is a prequel to Promethea Invicta.
Years ago in rural Dreyfus, Kentucky, seven fourth grade girls studied mythology at a small Christian school. Three bore names of goddesses, and the others took on goddess nicknames. Pretending divinity made them feel powerful until their teacher explained they could only attain true power through Christ. They promised to always be friends, following Jesus together. Then, they went their separate ways and fell deep into sin. The Goddess to Daughter Series explores their stories of redemption and love.
In this piece written in honor of the obscure meaning underlying Lewis Carroll’s The Hunting of the Snark, an artificial man speaks out against difficulties in the interpretation of that paragraph in Article 4.2.5 which governs the lifespan of his kind.
Troodon Victory by Rory Smith 66 million years ago, the Troodons, had a civlisation that dominated the Solar System. They had colonised new planets, asteroids and Moons. But it was all brought to an end. Read the story of how the greatest civilisation in history, was destroyed. You have been told an asteroid wiped out the dinosaurs. But this is really what killed them off. Can we learn from their mistakes? Read the story of the species on Earth, Mars, and Venus. Learn of the ruthless leaders President Empiress, and General Havoc. The story is over 3700 words long.